Dan could you explain the difference between using regular expressions
and a bonafide parser?

On 7/14/05, Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger / qwest.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: why the lucky stiff [mailto:ruby-talk / whytheluckystiff.net]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 11:28 AM
> > To: ruby-talk ML
> > Subject: Parsing DNS zonefiles
> >
> >
> > Anyone have a parser for BIND8/9 zonefiles?
> >
> > _why
> 
> I don't see anything in Ruby land, but there's the Perl module
> DNS-ZoneParse, if you feel like porting.
> 
> http://search.cpan.org/~simonflk/DNS-ZoneParse-0.95/lib/DNS/ZoneParse.pm
> 
> The author appears to be using regular expressions rather than a
> bonafide parser, however.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Dan
> 
>